On Sale: April 23, 2019
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Despite the dark clouds of war looming on the horizon,
thirteen-year-old Cecily's head is full of first love, ice
cream and sibling rivalry. She looks constantly to her
impossibly beautiful elder sister, Rose, with a mixture of
envy and admiration. Desperately curious about Rose's
secrets, and those of all the adults around her, Cecily
eavesdrops at every opportunity that summer: with dire
For Cecily's actions one fateful night at the
outbreak of the Second World War will ultimately tear her
family apart and echo across the generations. It is not
until many years later that a grown-up Cecily can return to
her childhood home and unravel the remaining family secrets.
And finally lay some ghosts to rest.
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